John Connell Reserve Master Plan Project

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Update - June 2021

In February 2021, Council unanimously resolved the following:

  1. Authorises the Chief Executive Officer to notify Development WA that the City intends to no longer proceed with the Memorandum of Understanding for the John Connell Reserve Redevelopment Project.
  2. Authorises the Chief Executive Officer to write to Melville Glades Golf Club advising of the Council decision.
  3. Notes the improvement projects put forward for the John Connell Reserve at the request of the stakeholders being, the upgrade to the present change rooms, relocation and replacement of the practice cricket nets, and the construction of additional parking, be brought forward for consideration in the event that external funding to cover these costs is secured.
  4. Brings forward the preparation of the Master Plan for the entire 122 hectare John Connell Reserve for consideration in the 2021-2022 budget.

On Tuesday June 22, 2021, Council adopted the 2021-22 financial year budget which includes funds to carry out the John Connell Reserve Masterplan.

This masterplan will not be considering residential development anywhere on the site as per a previous planning project. The City will be commencing the Masterplan process in the coming months and the City will be in contact with all key stakeholders and the wider community at the time.

More Information

Should you have an queries on this project, please contact the City’s Leisure Planning Team on 9364 0666

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